Ross Simmonds

Bio

Ross Simmonds is an entrepreneur who is obsessed with all things tech and entrepreneurship. You can read more of his thoughts on life and business on his personal site: www.rosssimmonds.com.

How Yoga Can Help You Get Your Hustle Back

By Ross Simmonds
What's the number one occupational hazard today's hustlers are facing? You guessed it: burnout. The burnout trap can rear its ugly head at any time, and no one is immune. The facts don't lie: High performers within companies (aka hustlers) make…

New Age Of Productivity: Nap Desks, Naked Co-Workers And 6-Hour Work Days

By Ross Simmonds
This might be the oddest list of productivity ideas you'll see on the planet. I've talked in length about productivity hacks like drinking coffee and listening to hip-hop or the various morning productivity hacks that can help you optimize your…

5 Apps That Will Help You Curb Your Social Media Addiction

By Ross Simmonds
I think you'll agree with me when I say social media is easy to get hooked on to. One second you're scrolling through your feed, and the next second, you're watching a 10-minute Vine compilation of some dude doing backflips and somersaults. It's…

3 Ways To Be Your Own Boss And Have A Successful Year As A Freelancer

By Ross Simmonds
The new year is upon us. It’s time to reflect on the year that was, prepare for the year that will be and try to justify all those irresistible foods you came across during the holiday season. Hey, I don’t judge. When it comes down to reflecting on…

4 Ways To Unplug From Work This Holiday Season Without Feeling Guilty

By Ross Simmonds
When you're first starting your career, it's easy to fall into the trap of nonstop hustle. It's also easy to forget to live and focus solely on the grind. Unfortunately, this type of mindset can lead you down a one-way path to burnout. The holidays…

How To Stop Listening To Your Haters And Pay Attention To Your Critics

By Ross Simmonds
Would you like to hear how I found a flawless immunization that helps me from beating myself up after receiving negative comments or feedback from haters and critics? Consider this to be your lucky day. Why? Because today, I'm going to share with…

Why Gangster Rap And Coffee Is The Perfect Recipe For Productivity

By Ross Simmonds
There has been more than one occasion I've found myself in a slump where I just didn't want to do any work. What I would usually do instead was browse a little bit on Facebook, check on my Twitter and suddenly hours passed. My to-do list remained as…

Self-Made Success: 3 Things Every New Entrepreneur Needs To Know

By Ross Simmonds
Being self-employed and successful are two very difficult things. But how do so many others manage to achieve and thrive in both? I’ve observed and researched a number of people who fit the bill. Below are just some of the factors that affect how…

Secrets To Success: 3 Unorthodox Ways You Can Achieve More

By Ross Simmonds
Most people have traditional views on what it takes to be successful: work hard, work smart and take risks. But are these really the only ways to achieve success? After having scoured through various resources, journals and studies, I've learned and…

Don't Sweat It: 8 Easy Habits To Get Into To Make You Less Stressed

By Ross Simmonds
Do you feel pressured by everything you need to do? Does it seem like you’re at the end of your stress tolerance? Although it’s normal to feel stressed once in a while, persistent stress can tax your mental and physical health. If you're constantly…

35 Things To Know Before You Quit Your Job For Entrepreneurship

By Ross Simmonds
It’s been two-and-a-half crazy years since I put in my two weeks notice and left the nine-to-five once and for all. It was a crazy time in my life, as I had just bought a home, but I was completely tired and drained from working for someone else. I…

How To Be A Good Partner To Someone Who Always Dreams Big

By Ross Simmonds
Being with someone who is constantly dreaming big and chasing his or her dreams can be a struggle. It can be a roller coaster ride filled with question marks and many lonely nights. It can be filled with highs and lows, but it can also lead to a…

4 Ways People Make Their Lives More Challenging Than They Should Be

By Ross Simmonds
I’ve got 99 problems and 98 of them are self-induced with zero rationale or logic behind them. Sound familiar? We’ve all been there. Or, we have all been on the other end of a conversation when someone is listing off all of the things wrong with his…

5 Surprising Business Takeaways From 'The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air'

By Ross Simmonds
A successful entrepreneur strives to constantly bring a fresh perspective to every obstacle and challenge. He or she recognizes personal weaknesses and strengths and brings in a wide variety of talent to help his or her business grow and become as…

Legend Status: 4 Ways You Can Make A Lasting Impact On The World

By Ross Simmonds
"Oh my God, oh my God. If I die, I'm a legend. Oh my God, oh my God. If I die, I'm a legend."  — Drake, "Legend" Drake has broken The Beatles’ record on Billboard Hot 100, and in just five years, he has the most number one songs on the Hip Hop/R&B…

How To Make Time For Your Side Hustle Even When You’re Crazy Busy

By Ross Simmonds
I've previously mentioned the importance of having a side hustle. Not only does a side hustle keep you from standing still, but it allows you to earn extra income by doing something you're passionate about. The side hustle is an efficient and proven…

5 Things Every Success-Hungry 20-Something Needs To Know

By Ross Simmonds
Throughout the last few months, I’ve seen countless tweets and Facebook updates from friends, peers, colleagues and acquaintances referencing the infamous quarter-life crisis. It’s that awkward moment when you look in the mirror and question what…

11 Worthwhile Pieces Of Advice For Every Ambitious Young Person

By Ross Simmonds
Although I’ve been out of college for a few years, I didn’t fully grasp the challenges young professionals are having until the last year or two. After chatting with friends, colleagues and acquaintances, it has become very clear that young…

5 Ways Hustlers Set Themselves Apart From Everyone Else

By Ross Simmonds
There are two types of people in this world: hustlers and everyone else. I started my first business when I was in high school and sold do-rags from my locker. I didn't get rich from that business, but I immediately knew I would be an…

9 Habits Of Boring People And How To Be More Interesting

By Ross Simmonds
We've all attended events, parties, conferences or get-togethers and gotten stuck conversing with a stick-in-the-mud. It's one of those things that once you experience it, you pray and hope to avoid it in the future, at all costs. Being labeled as…